NIH Diversity Calendar - February 2018

February: Black History Month

  • 1st
    National Freedom Day
  • 2nd
    Groundhog Day
  • 4th
    World Cancer Day
  • 13th
    Shrove Tuesday/Mardi Gras
  • 14th
    Ash Wednesday
  • 14th
    Valentine’s Day
  • 14th
    Maha Shivaratri (Hindu)
  • 15th
    Nirvana Day (Buddhist)
  • 15th
    Susan B. Anthony Day
  • 16th
    Chinese New Year
  • 16th
    Lunar New Year
  • 18th
    Engineers Week (February 18-24)
  • 19th
    President’s Day
  • 19th
    Clean Monday (Eastern Christian)
  • 20th
    World Day of Social Justice
  • 24th
    Ayyam-I-Ha or Intercalary Days (Baha’i) (February 24 - March 1)
  • 10th
    Tu B’Shevat (Arbor Day)
  • 11th
    Tu B’Shvat (Jewish)
  • 14th
    Race Relations Day
  • 24th
    Ayyam-I-Ha or Intercalary Days (Baha’i) (February 24-March 1)
  • 28th
    Ayyam-I-Ha or Intercalary Days (Baha’i) (February 28-March 1)